Perhaps it is time to see another baton pass between female idol members in the realm of acting. Dal Shabet’s Subin has expressed her desire to act with Tiny-G’s Do Hee.
Tiny-G’s Do Hee left her mark in the Korean acting scene when she showcased her smooth dialect and angry glare through her character Yoon Jin in tvN’s “Reply 1994.” Recently, Dal Shabet’s Subin showed praise to the Tiny-G member, and expressed her own desires to grow in the field of acting.
Dal Shabet held their showcase for their 7th mini album “B.B.B” on January 8.
At the showcase, Subin stated, “In the future, if an opportunity for acting is given, I will do my best and work hard. Recently, I became friends with Do Hee. That’s why I want to learn acting with Do Hee
SBS’ Wednesday-Thursday drama “Man from the Stars” sold its publication rights to China.
The drama proves to be a great success by recording a nationwide rating of 20% on December 18, and it has made the headlines again by revealing that its publication rights have been sold to a Chinese broadcaster for an all-time highest rate.
Even prior to airing the first episode, a Chinese media company showed its interest in “Man from the Stars,” and since December 18, the drama has been airing simultaneously in both Korea and China. Chinese viewers are able to watch the drama through mobile drama site PPTV, and it has been met with a highly positive response.
Thanks to the popularity of Hallyu stars Kim Soo Hyun, Park Hae Jin, and Jun Ji Hyun, ”Man from the Stars” has successfully charmed the Chinese audience
According to Nielson Korea, the fourth episode of SBS‘s Wed-Thurs drama “Man from the Stars” brought in 20.1% of the viewership. Starting off strong right from the beginning, each episode of the drama has seen a rise in ratings, and only in its fourth episode, it has passed the 20% mark. The first episode recorded 15.6%, the second 18.3%, and the third 19.4%.
The ratings for competing dramas MBC‘s “Miss Korea” and KBS2‘s “Beautiful Man” were 7.7% and 4.3%, respectively.
The romantic drama “My Lover From the Stars” follows the alien named Do Min Joon (Kim Soo Hyun) who has been on earth since the Joseon dynasty. As an alien, Do Min Joon possesses superhuman powers. Do Min Joon ends up falling in love with star actress Chun Song Yi (Jun Ji Hyun)
You who came feom the stars ep3 RECAP by drama beans
After dragging Song-yi out of her beauty salon confrontation with jealous rival Yura, Min-joon demands to know who the girl in Song-yi’s photo is. He’s already guessed the connection but needs the confirmation: “Who are you?”
A flashback to Joseon takes us to the aftermath of doppelganger Yi-hwa’s kidnapping. She asks him a string of questions about his identity, offering that she believes in other life forms (whether grim reapers or folk-tale creatures), and therefore he can be honest about his origins. Through it all, Min-joon just looks at her with an enigmatic smile.
Song-yi invites Min-joon home with her, wanting to take care of him in exchange for him saving her life, and leads the way
For the first time in eight weeks, a song repeats as No. 1 on our chart. Hyorin’s “One Way Love” remains on top this week to claim the last No. 1 spot of this year. She edged out EXO’s new Christmas song “Miracles In December” by 17 points. The two songs were about even on all our sources, with each winning two music shows. The main difference was on KBS Music Bank where “One Way Love” was No. 1 and “Miracles In December” was No. 9. That gap enables Hyorin to continue to top our chart and becomes the first two week champion since IU’s “The Red Shoes” on November Week 1. Congratulations.
There are four new songs on the top 10 this week, leading by the brand new entry of “Miracles In December” at No. 2 as mentioned. EXO is enjoying a huge breakthrough year on their sophomore campaign, having a mega hit “Growl
On the “Man From the Stars” plagiarism questions raised by cartoonist Kang Kyung Ok, the writer of the comic “Seol Hee,” an HB Entertainment official responded to OSEN on December 20 that “We didn’t know of the comic ‘Seol Hee,’ and it most definitely wasn’t a work that we consulted. If we had mentioned it at all in the production process, one could say there was motive, but that was not the case.”
The official continued, “We have been unable to get into contact with Mr. Kang. We want to have a discussion with him and resolve the misunderstanding, and we wish for the situation to be resolved peacefully. Any legal actions, we will think about later.”
The official stated, “‘Man From the Stars” started when Park Ji Eun was writing for variety programs a long time ago, and just scribbled down an idea,” once again insisting that the new drama wasn’t plagiarized
Actor Kim Soo Hyun comments about hoping for a kiss scene with actress Jun Ji Hyun has caught the attention of the public.
On the December 18 episode of SBS‘s “Night of TV Entertainment” stars Jun Ji Hyun and Kim Soo Hyun from the new drama “Man from the Stars” appeared for a sit down interview.
During the interview, Kim Soo Hyun was asked if he is hoping to have a kiss scene with Jun Ji Hyun since the two were playing a couple. The actor replied “I’m requesting the writers” and quickly covered his mouth believing he revealed too much. The interviewer jokingly replied, “The first time is hard but afterwards it’s…” which made the audience laugh. The two actors had actually filmed a kiss scene with each other in the 2012 movie “The Thieves
Beautiful Man/Pretty Man (Bel Ami) Episode 7 Recap by jangkeunsukforever:
As episode 7 starts, Ma Te is worried about the poor sales of cleaning socks on MG Home Shopping. Botong is distraught, almost in tears, concerned that Mate will be in debt by millions if the socks don’t sell out. David Choi on the other hand is willing to do anything to make Botong feel better, even going as far as taking responsibility for giving away free gifts just so they can sell more socks. Hmmm…. maybe he has some money we don’t know about?
Meanwhile, Hong Yoo Ra calls Mate suggesting that he should ask for Kim In Jong’s help
One Warm Word Episode 2 Recap by Beatuscorner:
Eun Jin is astounded when Sung Soo accuses her of having an affair, she can’t say anything to defend herself.
Jae Hak respects Eun Jin’s decision to end their relationship, he wants to meet her for one last time but decides it’s best for them to walk their separate paths starting from now.
Flashback to Jae Hak who went to Eun Jin’s neighborhood at night, hoping to bump into Eun Jin there
Actor Lee Min Ho, who recently wrapped up filming of his hit SBS drama “The Heirs,” left a message and video on his official Facebook account, saying goodbye to the drama and his character, Kim Tan, and cheering on his fans.
Lee Min Ho wrote, “I was happy the past four months as Kim Tan. I hope that everyone also gains courage from ‘The Heirs’- forward!” “Forward” was one the phrases that Kim Tan liked to say to Cha Eun Sang (Park Shin Hye) when he was asking her to have courage.
The actor also revealed a behind the scenes video of the last day of shooting of “The Heirs,” which shows Lee Min Ho saying goodbye and thanking the staff of the drama. Though it was a blustery and snowy day in Seoul, the bright smiles of Lee Min Ho and the staff could not be kept down.
In the video at around the 0:13 mark, Lee Min Ho is asked what Kim Tan is to him
Three promotional posters for SBS‘s upcoming Wed-Thurs drama “My Lover from the Stars” have been released revealing the style of the show’s characters.
The first poster features the main cast of six actors, and each character displays their personality through their style and pose.
In the second poster, we see the two main characters who will be sharing a love story along with the statement “The dangerous and lively romance between the man from space and the woman that wants to leave earth.”
The final poster shows actress Jun Ji Hyun grabbing Kim Soo Hyun‘s necktie as the two get close with each other.
SBS’s romantic comedy “My Lover from the Stars” (aka “Man from the Stars” and “You Who Came from the Stars”) will premiere on December 18 at 10pm KST
“Beautiful Man” ratings have seen a slight uptick.
According to Nielsen Korea, the episode of KBS 2TV Wednesday-Thursday drama “Beautiful Man” broadcast on December 12 (Episode 8) recorded a nationwide rating of 3.1%. This was a 0.2% improvement from the previous day’s viewership rating of 2.9%.
In Episode 8 of “Beautiful Man,” Dokko Ma Te (Jang Geun Suk) was ordered to get into a scandal with Myo Mi (Park Ji Yoon in a cameo role), a hot celebrity with a lesbian controversy. So began their fake relationship, and an awkward date ensued. Myo Mi finally reveals her hidden secret at the end of the episode.
Meanwhile, both SBS’ “The Heirs” and MBC’s “Medical Top Team” aired their final episodes, recording 25
Can’t believe it’s already the final stretch! The final episode is less than 24 hours away!
Will update the episode summary when it is out!
By the way, did you check out the preview for episode 19? Click here.
Yoon Chan Young: Looks like the company stockholders want a successor because the daily operations might get affected.
Cha Eun Sang: Did something happen at the company?
Kim Tan: You worried a lot, right? I’ll try to win.
Choi Dong Wook: Take care of yourself.
Choi Young Do: Then what’s going to happen?
Choi Young Do: Are you going to prison?
Kim Won: Are you going to attend the stockholders meeting?
Heiress: Is it okay if you marry me?
Jeon Hyun Joo: Lets break up, us two
Kim Tan (Lee Min Ho) asks Cha Eun Sang’s mother (Kim Mi Kyung) her permission to officially date Cha Eun Sang (Park Shin Hye), but she doesn’t approve. Meanwhile, Zeus Hotel receives a search warrant and President Lee (Jung Ji Sook) says to side with her and persuades the board to side with her..
Kim Tan: I want to officially date Cha Eun Sang.
Park Hee Nam: I can’t approve of you two dating.
Han Ki Ae: He’s good-looking, tall, nice, and gives his all for Cha Eun Sang. My son is precious. Why do you not like him?
Cha Eun Sang: Kim Tan! Did you get last place again?! You said that you’ll be behind me no matter what!
Kim Tan: You go ahead
Another teaser for SBS‘s upcoming fantasy drama “My Lover from the Stars” has been released. The teaser starts off with a serious tone, but it ends being comedic. The teaser also gives fans a peek at the love-hate relationship between stars Kim Soo Hyun and Jun Ji Hyun.
The drama “My Lover From the Stars” is about an alien named Do Min Joon (Kim Soo Hyun) who has been on earth for 400 years. As an alien, Do Min Joon possesses superhuman vision, hearing and speed. Although he looks down upon humans, he ends up falling in love with star actress Chun Song Yi (Jun Ji Hyun). The comedic fantasy love drama will premiere on December 18 at 9:55PM KST, and it will take over the time slot previously occupied by “The Heirs
Empress Ki: Episode 1 - 2 recap by daebakdramas
Empress Ki/Hwatu/기황후 started last week after MBC’s previous sageuk drama (and sadly snooze-fest) “Goddess of Fire Jung Yi”. I consider this a one-off recap for now since Empress Ki will be 50 episodes long and I don’t know if I can hold out that long… Sageuks in general tend to lose me after the first 16 episodes
“Secret” – Recap Week 5 by Couch-Kimchi
This week was amazing! It begins where we left on last week, with Min Hyuk grabbing Yoo Jung by the shoulders and yelling at her. Do Hoon actually has the nerve to try pulling Min Hyuk away from Yoo Jung. Pffttt, this guy. He can’t help her up from the floor but now he’s interfering just to make sure Min Hyuk doesn’t know anything. Jerk. He tells Yoo Jung to go. Min Hyuk yells for her to NOT go. He tells Do Hoon never to give orders to this woman in front of him. *fist pump*
Do Hoon tries to say Min Hyuk can’t say that but Min Hyuk hits him. YES! MORE PLEASE! *hehehe* I want Do Hoon to be beaten to a pulp. Yoo Jung jumps in front of Do Hoon, yelling “Oppa!” *vomit* She then turns to Min Hyuk and screams at him, asking why does he keep hitting people? Mmmm, I’m gonna go with anger issues
Actress Jun Ji Hyun has been chosen as the new model for the French jewelry brand Didier Dubot.
On December 5, Didier Dubot announced, “Jun Ji Hyun has been chosen as the new model for Didier Dubot after the French top model and actress Lea Seydoux.”
A representative of the brand stated, “Jun Ji Hyun possesses a vibrant charm as the symbol of a lively woman every woman in this generation desires. This is expressed through her gazes and gestures,” explaining why she was chosen as the model.
On November 20, Jun Ji Hyun made her presence clear on the set of the photo shoot with her fit body and with her gazes and poses no one else could imitate. The staff on site marveled at her ability to express both pureness and sensuality.
Meanwhile, Jun Ji Hyun will be starring in her first drama in 14 years on SBS’ new Wednesday – Thursday drama “My Lover From the Stars
A third teaser for the upcoming SBS drama “My Lover From the Stars” has been released.
The drama is the love story about Do Min Joon (Kim Soo Hyun), an alien who fell to Earth 400 years ago, and Chun Song Yi (Jeon Ji Hyun), a haughty star. In addition to the supernatural premise, the drama has been receiving a lot of attention for its impressive main lineup, featuring Kim Soo Hyun, who has been all the rage nowadays, and Jeon Ji Hyun, who is making her comeback to television for the first time in 14 years.
Following the first two teasers, which showed the first meeting of the two main characters, as well as a shower scene by Kim Soo Hyun, the third teaser reveals a little more just to beg more questions on the relationship between Do Min Joon and Chun Song Yi
The summary description for this episode is not out yet. Will be updated if and when it does!
By the way, have you checked out the preview for episode 17?
If so, here’s the preview~
Cha Eun Sang: I still like Kim Tan and my feelings haven’t changed.
Chairman Kim: Why is this young thing not afraid?
Cha Eun Sang: I’m not meeting him because you said not to meet him.
Kim Won: What the.. You doing this won’t change anything here!
Kim Tan: Please save me.
Choi Young Do: Your mother’s in front of the school right now. Hurry up and go!
Kim Tan: You can throw mom away now. I’ll take care of her.
Chairman Kim: How will you be able to take care of your mom?
Kim Tan: Wanted to end ties with you, father